Upcoming STS events

Archive 2016

STS Colloquium examines the dynamics of collaboration in the Boston Women's Health Book Collective that led to publication of "Our Bodies, Ourselves."

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A workshop for students and professionals

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Northeast STS Graduate Student Conference (NESTS) 2016
Sage Labs 5711
March 12, 2016 9:00 AM - March 13, 2016

The graduate students of RPI’s Science & Technology Studies department invite their comrades to join them for two days of presentations, making, and doing, March 12-13th, in the Russell Sage Labs on the RPI campus. In keeping with the tradition of grad conferences in years past, this conference is meant to provide a fresh set of friendly eyes on works in progress. Please submit your proposals to: Colin Garvey garvec@rpi.edu by February 29th.

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RPI 2016 Earth Week Kick-Off Saturday
RPI Student Union
April 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

RPI’s 2016 Earth Week Kick-Off Saturday, April 16, will celebrate and showcase environmental education and stewardship – welcoming kids, families and the entire community.  There will be music and dance performances, workshops, games, sports activities, and learning kiosks. Food will be available in the Union and at food trucks on 15th Street.   All events are free and open to the public.  

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Sunday Events
Various Locations
April 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rensselaer celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Monday Events
Various Locations
April 18, 2016 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

​Rensselaer celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution,
climate change, policy, and law.​

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Tuesday Events
Various Locations
April 19, 2016 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Wednesday Events
Various Locations
April 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Thursday Events
Various Locations
April 21, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Friday Events
Various Locations
April 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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STS Colloquium: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Future of Work
CBIS Auditorium
September 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Panel discussion featuring experts across the domains of social and emotional machines, the politics of computing, and implications for the future of work.

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Networked counterpublics and hashtag activism are increasingly complementing offline counterpublic spheres to change the terms of mainstream public debates about state violence and racial justice in America.

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Donna Riley, Professor of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, will discuss "Losing ABET:  High Stakes Gambling with the Engineering Profession" on Wednesday, October 12, 1:00 pm, in Sage 5711.

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Speaker Rebekah Sheldon, Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University-Bloomington, will give a colloquium talk titled "The Child, the Planet, and the Queer Matter of the Future" on how children are represented as hope for the future in the discourse of environmental crisis. 

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Gender, Ideology and the Future of American Democracy
CBIS Auditorium
October 26, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Gender, Ideology and the Future of American DemocracyPanel discussion on current campaign and future election

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